The Royal Oak Inn
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... As we
needed to be organised both for the wedding and our European trip, we
left early in the afternoon, driving in lovely sunshine back to
Brixham to our good friends Jan and Jeremy. Another huge load of
washing went out on their unique clothes line in time to go with the
Pucketts to their neighbours for dinner. Our hosts Heather and Peter
had also invited two other guests, Susan and Roy – all nice fun
people. Delicious food and ...
... Regis to meet a friend of Sheree's who lives nearby, Becca. Lyme Regis is a great seaside town with rows of beach huts in different colours. It is famous for its fossils (tempting to make a Pete joke here). We walked/stumbled over rocks, stones and mud along the beach for quite a way until we came upon an ammonite graveyard. Hugely impressive and exiting and we even found some fossils. A fossil ...
... Old Elizabethen Hotel, now rechristened The Pier, Great hotel/restaurant at the end of Westward Ho! overlooking the ocean, Bit like Surf House at Merewether only bigger with grey overcast outlook and no dolphins. Owen currently works there as a waiter and Stephanie has worked there in the past.
Couple of days ago we caught up with Lona's Aunt Rose and her brother John. John ...
... me, were told they would need to apply for leave of absence!
But, another 500metres to the actual finish line still, and I didn’t notice it was on road. And a few photos at the South West Coast Path sculpture; which now is my favourite sculpture of all time. Then Giuli tells me she has found a nice camp site for the night above Minehead, and that I have got to finish off the left over pasta from last night. But she’ll let me off the Porridge in the ...
... blue from the direction of Lee Abbey. No village for 15miles to the east, and suddenly here comes this policeman strolling along the path!
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As I was descending into Lynmouth a northern couple, or rather the man, asked about my t-shirt and if I was in training. “No I am actually doing it ...”
“I ran the Newquay half marathon yesterday with a mate. It was really tough, hilly. Ever run a proper marathon?” ...